ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Capt. Angela Jackson, Public Health Activity-Fort Lewis (PHA-FL) performs a mass removal surgery on a privately owned animal on Nov. 27.

Jackson is part of the Veterinary Training Assistance Team, which is providing surgical support to the Veterinary Treatment Facility (VTF) at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER), Alaska.

The team safely completed 11 procedures on privately owned animals within three days despite a 7.0 magnitude earthquake in the vicinity. Additionally, the team conducted an inspection of the local military working dog (MWD) facility and exposed Jackson to the daily operation requirements of a geographically isolated VTF. (U.S. Army Photo)